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237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
+1 215-625-8800
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (449 reviews)
“tasting menu” (174 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I gave it an excellent rating as it must be good as I can't get in. On Opentable I have been trying for a month now to get in for 4 people pretty much ANY day of the week between 6 and 8 pm and...More

Thank Joey M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The tasting menu here is really fantastic. Food is high quality, interesting and different than typical food found around Philadelphia. Tops for Mediterranean food.

Thank tat52015
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was an unbelievable dining experience. on par with Nobu and Grammercy Tavern. Server, Josh, was wonderful. I am in rest. biz. I have opened James Beard nominated restaurants in NYC and this place is amazing.

Thank epmgmfg
Reviewed 6 days ago

My spouse and I dined at Zahav for dinner on a Saturday evening in late June 2017. Zahav is open for dinner only on Mondays through Saturdays. You can reserve a table via telephone or using the online Open Table reservation system. We suggest booking...More

Thank fluffnfold
Reviewed 6 days ago

Business dinner with a large group. We had a private room which was nice and quiet for conversation. The food came in waves of deliciousness, everything was excellent. Remember to pace yourself ! Can hardly wait to go back again

Thank MonicafromMiami
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, great service, cool atmosphere. Perhaps the best fish I've had in years. Not much more to say. I just wanted to contribute another 5 star rating.

Thank JSB1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is amazing. If you want to have the best hummus that you will ever have in your life - then go to Zahav. I have never had a bad dish at Zahav, everything is expertly prepared and served to perfection. The only downside...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been wanting to go this restaurant for a celebration. We were lucky enough there was a time slot availablr fot my birthday. It was and still us very difficult to reserve a table, regarldless how far you want to plan ahead. Well it was...More

Thank GeeLiff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent dinner with three other couples. Good wives accompanied a delicious choice of a variety of small plates. To simplify the process we asked the waiter to order for us. He brought out some extra orders of items that were big hits.

Thank Markphmnh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made reservations months in advance and still could only get a 9:30 reservation on a friday night! We got the tasting menu, Just enough for 2. The food was beautifully presented. Everything was delicious, very different. After reading other reviews we had to get the...More

Thank carolyn g
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17 August 2017|
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Response from pearlmiriam | Reviewed this property |
every restaurant lets you take a "Doggy Bag"
15 April 2017|
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Response from Zahav R | Property representative |
Hi Nancy, Sorry about the delay on this. Our rice is gluten free. We encounter multiple allergies every day and gluten free is one of the most common. We take allergies and dietary restrictions very seriously and offer a... More
26 March 2017|
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Response from 491rajeshv | Reviewed this property |
$90-$120 Upper limit depends upon drinks you order.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
    (Dock Street at Walnut (Between 2nd & 3rd))
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-8800
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